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Paul Stahler, MD

Surgery - Kidney Transplant and Vascular Access
Surgery - General/Trauma

Clinical Expertise

Dr. Stahler has special interests in kidney transplantation, laparoscopic donor nephrectomy, trauma and acute care surgery, surgical critical care, vascular access, and hepatobiliary surgery.


  • Board certified in general surgery by the American Board of Surgery
  • Board certified in surgical critical care by the American Board of Surgery
  • Board certified in multi-organ abdominal transplant surgery, with certifications in kidney, liver, and pancreas transplantation by the American Society of Transplant Surgeons

Professional Affiliations

  • American College of Surgeons
  • American Society of Transplant Surgeons
  • American Society of Transplantation


  • Stahler PA, Redfield RR. Exotic AVG creation. Dialysis Access Cases: Practical Solutions to Clinical Challenges. Alexander S. Yevzlin, MD, Robert R. Redfield III, MD, Arif Asif, MD, Gerald A. Beathard, MD. Springer. 2017.
  • Stahler PA, Weese SE, Nygaard RM, Hill MJ, Richardson CJ, Larson SM, Gunderson S, Quickel RR. Honoring patients' organ donation decisions when family conflict is present: Experience from a single organ procurement organization. J Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. 2014 Oct;77(4):555-8.

Medical School

University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA


Surgery, Hennepin County Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN, USA


Surgical Critical Care, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI, USA

Abdominal Transplant Surgery, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, USA